The main title page exists in three states, each with a variant imprint. Each play has a separate title page, some with multiple states, and numerous variants exist within the texts. See Greg, as well as Studies in bibliography vol. 40, pages 106-120, vol. 49, pages 149-168, and vol. 50, pages 408-409 for further information
Engraved title page signed: Guliel[mus] Hole fecit
Signatures: ¶⁶ A-4P⁶ 4Q⁴ (¶1=blank).
Numerous errors in pagination
Leaves 3E3 and 3L3 missigned 2E3 and 3K3, respectively
Woodcut head-pieces and initials
Includes bibliographical references
Euery man in his humor -- Euery man out of his humor -- Cynthias reuells -- Poetaster -- Seianus his fall -- Volpone, or the foxe -- Epicoene, or the silent woman -- The alchemist -- Catiline his conspiracy -- Epigrammes -- The forrest -- Part of the Kings entertainment in passing to his coronation -- A panegyre on the happie entrance of Iames our soueraigne to his first high session of Parliament ... -- A particular entertainment of the Queene and Prince Their Highnesse at Althrope ... -- Masques at court
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.)
English short title catalogue
Greg, W.W. Bibliography of the English printed drama to the Resotration
Carl H. Pforzheimer Library
Ford, H.L. Collation of the Ben Jonson folios
McKerrow, R.B. Title-page borders used in England & Scotland, 1485-1640
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no G.3811.5 bound in early calf double-paneled in blind. Spine ruled in gilt with title stamped onto a red label. All text block edges sprinkled red. Autograph of "W. Bracebridge" on front pastedown. First leaf (¶1=blank) wanting. Measurements and watermark evidence suggest leaves 4P3 through 4Q4 supplied from another copy or copies. Purchased in Dec., 1940.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy cataloged under call no G.3811.5a comprised of several fragments only, including, either in portions or in their entirety: Every Man in His Humour, Every Man Out of His Humour, Cynthia's Revells, Poetaster, Volpone or the Foxe, and The Silent Woman. Bound in the following order: A1, ¶2, A2, G3-2F5, 2O4-2R3, 3B2-3D5. Quarterbound in 19th-century brown morocco and papier tourniquet. Numerous early inscriptions, including multiple autographs of John and Mary Williams, alphabets, paraphrases, pen trials, etc. Bookplate of the BPL Pierre Fund, dated Dec. 18, 1881, on front pastedown. Modern typescript title page is inserted at front.
No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.